Air Ministry, 2nd Edition, April 1943. Ap. P. 2095. C2481 Wt. 8028 N 545 70M 5/43 C. P. Ltd. Gp 784.
Seller ID: 335432gl
Octavo, original wrappers professionally rebound into blue boards, original wrappers preserved as dust wrapper, 132 pp. Very Good, with edgewear and light foxing (age darkened spotting) to dust jacket and chipping to spine of of dust jacket. From Preface: Pilot's Notes General consists of a collection of Notes for pilots of operational aircraft, supplementing the information contained in the Pilot's Notes for each type. Pilot's Notes General have been issued from time to time since June 1941, and have now been revised and rearranged in convenient order and grouping in this Second Edition, ... View More...
London; His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1943.
Seller ID: 71415bd
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 112 pp. Original wrappers professionally bound in hardcover; with original wrappers used to produce a dust jacket. Near-Fine. Contents: I. The Fateful Summer: Dog-fights over Dunkirk; Let us remember them: Battle of Britain, 1940; II. Fighters Up!: Dawn Patrol; You don't make the same mistake twice; Escort to Lille; Bandits below!; The moral is - keep weaving; Four in a night; Night intruder; We always attack the engine first; III. Interlude. Ferry Command at Work; IV. Hunting the Hunters: U-boat written off; Eight sighted, seven atta... View More...
Issued by the Air Ministry (A.C.A.S. ), 1948.
Seller ID: 71356bd
Tall, narrow octavo (hardcover), blue cloth (hardcover), 422 pp + fold-out map, 26 maps, 5 Tables. Very Good, with light speckling to covers and neat bookplate. From Foreword: This volume is our first attempt to relate the operational history of the German Air Force during the war of 1939 to 1945. It recounts in some detail the progress of the principal campaigns, and traces the problems encountered, both in the field and in the direction of the air war at the higher staff levels. It must be left to the historians to make an extensive study, but this book, written at the command of the Ai... View More...
London; His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1942.
Seller ID: 71413bd
Octavo, burgundy cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 72 pp. Original wrappers professionally bound in hardcover; with original wrappers used to produce a dust jacket. Contents: Aircraft Captures U-Boat: Told by the pilot of the Hudson reconnaissance bomber which made the capture, a Squadron Leader from Hull; Mast-High over Rotterdam: The narrator, a Salford man was air gunner in one of the Blenheims which attacked the docks; Fighter Pilot: A twenty-five-year-old Squadron Leader, who holds the D.S.O., D.F.C. and two bars, leader of the famous Burma Hurricane Squadron, describes some of his e... View More...
Oblong quarto, blue boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 170 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner bookplate; in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: Forty superb full-colour paintings, accompanied by detailed background narratives, show the RAF in action, from the dogfights of the First World War to missions in the Gulf War. The Royal Air Force has earned its celebrated reputation for excellence and courage over seven decades of service to Britain, through two World Wars and many small incidents, events and flashpoints the world over. In compiling this superb visual treatement to the RAF, the g... View More...
Aston Publications, (1990). Number 6 of a limited edition of 100 signed copies for The Shckleton Association.
Seller ID: 4412bd
Quarto, leatherbound, gilt letters, 247 pp. Fine, with bookplate, in a Near-Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. From dust jacket: When the Shackleton is finally made redundant by the Boeing Sentry AEW.1 in 1991 it will have completed 40 years of frontline operational service with the Royal Air Force -- an achievement without parallel amongst four-engined Ôheavies' and undreamed of when the aircraft was first projected in 1944. In 11 fully illustrated chapters this book details the development and service history of this long-lived aircraft, covering not only the maritime reconnaissance role f... View More...
New York: W. H. Smith Publishers Inc., .
Seller ID: 90120sc
Oblong octavo, full-colour illus. boards (hardcover), 46 pp. Fine (As New), in like dust jacket. Full-colour illustrations. Includes glossary. ÒThis concise volume contains examples of the fighters which faced each other during World War II. Each example is fully illustrated and accompanied by complete specifications.Ó View More...
Stiff color-illustrated sheet, folded in half to make 4 pp. Menu for a lengthy flight from London to Hong Kong, with stops in Rome, Karachi, Bombay, and Bangkok. Meals offered during the more than 17-hour flight include: Morning Refreshments, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, Overnight Refreshments, Breakfast, and Lunch. Fine. View More...
London: Aeronautics Office, n.d. First Edition.
Seller ID: 8917gcs
Flexible red boards (hardcover), gilt letters, illus. Good+, with sunning and edgewear to spine & edges. Contents: General Principles; Resistance to a Plane Surface Moving through the Air; Variation of Pressure Due to Size and Shape of Plane; The Pressure of the Air on Inclined Planes; Langley's Law; The Lee Side of a Plane; Superposed Planes; Compound Planes and Aerocurves; Friction of the Air; The Resistance of Various Shaped Bodies. View More...